Shiites Celebrate ‘Eed Al-Ghadeer’ [Archives:2001/12/Local News]

March 19 2001

The Ja’afarian Shiites celebrated last Tuesday ‘Eed Al-Ghadeer’ in Serwah-Mareb. The celebration was attended by more than 3000 people and lasted from the early morning until 4 pm. Speeches were made and songs depicting the virtues and history of Ali Ben Abi Taleb, the fourth Caliph after the death of Prophet Mohammed, were sung during the celebration.